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Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom.
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8 wins & 30 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Richard Roxburgh ...  Cleaver Greene 40 episodes, 2010-2018
Matt Day ...  David Potter 40 episodes, 2010-2018
Kate Box ...  Nicole 40 episodes, 2010-2018
Caroline Brazier ...  Wendy Greene / ... 39 episodes, 2010-2018
Adrienne Pickering ...  Melissa Partridge / ... 36 episodes, 2010-2018
Keegan Joyce ...  Fuzz Greene / ... 33 episodes, 2010-2018
Russell Dykstra ...  Barney Meagher 32 episodes, 2010-2016
Damien Garvey ...  Cal McGregor 32 episodes, 2012-2018
Danielle Cormack ...  Scarlet Meagher / ... 28 episodes, 2010-2016
Tom Poulton Tom Poulton ...  Max Meagher 19 episodes, 2010-2016
Madeline Towns Madeline Towns ...  Zoe Meagher 18 episodes, 2010-2016
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Criminal lawyer Cleaver Greene defends the indefensible - from bigamists to cannibals and everything in between. He is champion of the lost cause, both in the court room and in the bedroom.

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He's back with more front. (season 3) See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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ABC [Australia]

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Australia

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English | Polish | Indonesian | Turkish

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13 July 2011 (USA) See more »

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Rake See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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Cleaver Greene's character is loosely based on one of Sydney's most colourful barristers, an author and co-creator of Rake, Charles Waterstreet. Both (fictional) Greene and Waterstreet have a Bachelor of Law from the University of New South Wales. See more »

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Remade as Rake (2014) See more »

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One of Australia's best shows
10 September 2012 | by kimmothSee all my reviews

I was overjoyed to hear this show is back, and stunned to realise I'd forgotten about it (although it's been a year without a season).

Being reminded of its existence, let alone the prospect of another season, was enough to cause uncontrollable grinning.

I love everything about it. The production values, the writing, the casting, the acting, it's all superb. But what I love most about it is the show's timbre; its aim and stance; its beautifully human angle. Many bonus points also for the regular moments of absolute hilarity.

After watching the first episode of the second season, I can't wait for next week... this will get the long months waiting for the final instalment of Breaking Bad off to a good start.


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